Clinical Assistant Professor-Career Track-Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Washington State University (WSU) Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) seeks to fill a clinical track, permanent, full-time, 12-month renewable position within the Neurology/Neurosurgery section of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  The position will join a team whose primary mission will be clinical teaching, clinical service and scholarship.  The position is available immediately. Depending upon research background and experience, there may be an opportunity to negotiate conversion to a tenure-track position within three (3) years in rank, subject to university policy.   

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Successful applicant will teach professional veterinary students, interns, residents and graduate students in didactic (classroom/laboratories) and in clinical setting on topics of Neurology/Neurosurgery; will provide health care and service to patients of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital; will advise and consult with referring veterinarians and clients; will develop a creative, independent/collaborative, basic and/or clinically-oriented research program in Neurology/Neurosurgery; will be in direct support of a neurology residency program; and will provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students.  Successful applicants must be able to effectively communicate, work collegially, and collaborate with diverse internal and external constituencies. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The candidate must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree or a related foreign equivalent degree (such as a BVSc), and be board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) (ACVIM) or the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN).

Preferred qualifications include a record of scholarly productivity, and evidence of expertise in teaching, and evidence of accomplishments that demonstrates the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Position closes March 10, 2021 and review begins immediately.   Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants are required to submit electronic application including; 1) cover letter which summarizes candidate’s qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) summary of teaching interests and goals; 4) summary of research interests and goals; and 5) the contact information for three (3) professional references.  Apply at,\jobs. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Annie Chen-Allen, Chair of the Search Committee, by email ( or by telephone (509) 335-0821.